William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • PG-13
  • 2h 1m
  • 1999
Fresh67%
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A magical retelling of Shakespeare's classic, set in Tuscany at the turn of the century.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Fresh67%
Critics Consensus: Faultless production and shining performances display the Bard's talent propitiously.
Reviews
Time Out
Derek Adams
Rotten

Injecting the film with fun and pathos, Kline makes a superb Bottom; it's his play and he acts it...

June 21, 2017
Houston Chronicle
Jeff Millar
Fresh

If there is sacrilege afoot, I'm not enough of a scholar to spot it.

June 21, 2017
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Jeff Strickler
Rotten

The film is never a chore to watch, but others have done better by the Bard.

June 17, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Sumptuous version, both earthy and enchanted.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that there is some earthiness (including an inexplicit scene of Puck relieving himself, some brief nudity, and Hermia's firm resolve not to have sex with Lysander until they are married).

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The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy, Fantasy
  • Release Date:May 14, 1999
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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